networkworld.com: Today is a landmark in open source history, the unofficial birthday of the movement. On this day, in 1992, version 0.1 of 386BSD (you might know it as Jolix) was released.
blog.melchua.com: I found this mailing list conversation snippet to be very insightful, and wanted to share it.
linuxjournal.com: Neelie Kroes is IT Chief for Europe and a staunch proponent of Open Source Software. A previous Linux Journal article made mention of her recent comments on OSS vs. proprietary software:
networkworld.com: The news that Kenneth Bosung had joined OpenGeo as senior VP might have seemed like little more than a glorified press release to some. But there was an interesting twist there - Bosung had spent his entire career thus far with proprietary software companies.
forbes.com: Open source has always been a favorite among scientists and universities where budgets are limited but where there is plenty of expertise around to fiddle with the code and customize it for a specific project or department. But is it really ready for prime time in a place like the U.S. government?
- Where we're going: Working together for Free Software
- Malaysian Government has reached 97% OSS Adoption -- WOW!
- Open Source Software: Less Feature-Rich Than Proprietary Competition?
- Open Source Project Management Tools
- Defending against laws which threaten user freedom
networkworld.com: IBM and the European Union are partnering on two projects that, in the end, aim to make government run more smoothly and businesses able to collaborate on web-based services. Both will take advantage of and contribute to the open source community.
thejournal.com: IT directors across the country are implementing open source software in their K-12 districts--a decision often prompted by the improving quality of open source options, as well as cost savings.
fossbazaar.org: One key element of open source compliance is to know your obligations. There is a lot of confusion about what open source means exactly and some people believe that open source means you can do whatever you want.